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House Homeland Security member: North Korea not bluffing

House Homeland Security Committee member Peter King said Sunday that the recent provocative, warmongering rhetoric out of North Korea is no "empty threat."

Fugitive on the run for nearly 35 years caught in Maine

For nearly 35 years one of the most wanted fugitives out of Massachusetts managed to elude police. Last night 52-year old Gary Alan Irving's past caught up with him as police tracked him down in Maine.

Beer and hot dogs: Which ballparks charge most

-- It's opening day for baseball Monday -- the start of the season when many fans flock to their favorite stadium.

Suspect in prisons chief's death may have been freed 4 years early

There are indications that the man believed to have killed the head of the Colorado prison system this month may have been released from prison early because of a clerical error.

Super PAC preparing for Clinton candidacy beefs up fund-raising wing

The group's name says it all: The "Ready For Hillary PAC" is increasingly its readiness for a possible future presidential bid from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

borg bugs and glow-in-the-dark cats: How we're engineering animals

A cyborg beetle or a pet fish engineered to glow under ultraviolet light might sound like something you'd see in a movie about the future. But if that's the case, then the future is here.

Gay marriage's corporate boosters

The Supreme Court is toiling over a decision on two landmark cases involving same-sex marriage. But many companies have already decided to support them.

U.S. Defense officials: North Korean threats are 'bellicose rhetoric'

North Korea's threatening rhetoric has reached a fever pitch, but the Pentagon and the South Korean government have said it's nothing new.

9/11 relatives seek to stop sifting of debris

Relatives of firefighters and others killed in the 9/11 attacks are urging New York state officials to step in and postpone the medical examiner's plans to sift through untouched debris for human remains.

Obama back on golf course after spending outcry from GOP

Nearly a month after forced spending cuts prompted some Republicans to call on President Barack Obama to cease his weekend golf outings, the commander-in-chief returned to the links for a springtime round Saturday.